lake home finder: Interest Rates for August 12, 2010 - 08/12/10 03:49 AM

And they just keep going down.............. My last VA buyer locked in at 4.25% which was an amazingly low rate, thinking that they could only go up!
I am seeing a tightening for lending, with many hopefuls being turned away because they do not meet the higher standards for lending. I do think that this is a good thing overall, although they probably would have bought homes from me now and then somewhere down the road I would be helping them sell their dream home turned into financial nightmare.  This way they can work on their credit, actually get a … (3 comments)

lake home finder: Just a month – you can do it! - 10/19/09 01:44 AM
 
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing." - Stephen Covey: Author, organizational, leadership, and family expert.
 
 

Try this out for a month-just a month, you can do it.
 
     Copy the above quote and print it out.  Tape it to your bathroom mirror, your car dash, your computer monitor, your exercise bicycle, and your refrigerator. Read it and think about what is most important to you = your big why.  Reflecting on this quote every day for a month will help your realize what you get up to do and why … (15 comments)

lake home finder: I WILL NOT FORGET - 09/11/09 02:42 AM
     As you all well know, today marks the eighth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. I am listening to some of the 9-11 memorial program on the television and remembering where I was and what I was doing on that day.  We had a tornado rip through on June 13,2001 taking almost everything we owned including our roofing business and horse stable.  We lost horses as well and that was the most difficult for me.
   Our insurance company purchased us a dumpy old house trailer that we named Barney after the purple carpet that ran through … (8 comments)

lake home finder: I Can Stage It Myself! - 08/12/09 09:38 AM
      I see suggestions on Trulia and other sites from well meaning people who seem to think that by watching HGTV, you too can stage your own home. Only 10% of the population can visualize something other than what they are seeing, so you are rare. To top that off, you already have your home how you like it - right. That is the other problem - it is not about you any longer - it is all about getting prospective buyers in the door and to the purchase agreement table.  If they do not like the online photos -they won't … (12 comments)

 
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